5 Takeaways on Diversifying Maritime Law

Posted on Friday, March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Site Blog

In Case You Missed It: 5 Takeaways from the ABA’s joint Admiralty and Diversity Committees Presentation on Diversifying Maritime Law

On March 9, 2017, the ABA featured a great presentation on diversifying maritime law, aimed at acknowledging the general lack of women and minorities in our legal area and our silver lining of “men who get it.” The diversity presentation brought together a number of experienced government and private lawyers to offer their unique perspectives. Moderated by Denise Krepp, Government Relations Counsel, EMR USA, the panel featured Jeanne Grasso, Vice Chair at the Maritime and International Trade Practice Group of Blank Rome, Rebecca Dye, Federal Maritime Commissioner, and Eric Lee, Attorney at Holland & Knight. It was an encouraging and informative hour and a half program, and Chaffe McCall’s Admiralty Associate Laura Beck Knoll distilled it down to a list of five takeaways.  To read more click here